I'm 33 and have been playing FM/CM since I was about 8 (so pretty much its entire lifetime).
Just some quick thoughts..
Booted up the beta and first impressions very good, love the new tactics , much easier and simpler to tune and understand. The interface is smooth and looks good.
The only 2 real issues I have (and i'm afraid if they remain are deal breakers for me) and will stop me playing are:
1) 90% of my goals come from crosses or a scramble in the box after a cross
2) Its too easy, i've let in 2 goals all season with Arsenal come late December and haven't lost a